Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

RMIT University

Program Description

Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

RMIT University

Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

This program will prepare you to work as a technical officer or technician specialising in telecommunication systems and communication networks.

You'll gain the knowledge and skills of telecommunication signalling principles, telecommunication networks operations concepts, design and optical communication. You'll also develop the diagnostic skills associated with network cabling.

The program covers:

  • internet cloud
  • circuit and packet switching
  • copper and fibre cabling
  • customer premises equipment
  • broadband networks
  • network functional groups.

This program is based on the nationally accredited Telecommunications Training Package (ICT10) and can be followed by the Diploma and then the Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering.

Program structure

The program emphasises all aspects of local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), and focuses on solving complex copper and fibre network faults.

Specialised study areas include:

  • advanced network switching
  • advanced optical test equipment
  • customer premises equipment
  • digital circuits
  • electrical skills
  • environmental policy and procedures
  • hand and power tools
  • internet protocol devices.

Program entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 6, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2017
1 year
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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